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North Anna Alert Lifted

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Dominion Virginia Power says everything seems normal at the North Anna nuclear reactors.

The company ended the alert at the plant Wednesday morning, after starting machinery to cool down the two reactors.

Crews walked the entire plant and determined the facility did not have any damage, and the public is safe from radiation following the earthquake.

"All of our safety systems have performed as designed and we have no reports of any injuries on site and we have no reports of any radiation releases to the environment," said Alan Price with Dominion Virginia Power.

The facility does remain on "unusual event" status until the reactors cool down. Governor McDonnell and first responders say they are confident that the facility is safe.

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